Fighting for the right to nurse

Emily Heron’s dream to become a nurse is being thwarted by the government’s decision to scrap the NHS bursary

UNISON members who are citizens of other EU countries line up on Parliament Square, Westminster, with #Righttostay placards

EU citizens facing discrimination over jobs and housing

Government urged to stem the tide of ‘uncertainty and confusion’

EU citizens: UNISON returns to Parliament to defend members

Union backing new lobby for the ‘right to remain’ for EU citizens in the UK

NHS apprentices protected by new pay guidance

UNISON will support branches with new guidance ‘to make it stick’ in the workplace

Battle continues against ‘restrictive and draconian’ Trade Union Act

Brighton delegates told: ‘They want to make us an endangered species. But if they push us, we push back.’

‘Our Brexit brings the country together’, UNISON members told

National delegates debate a raft of motions on the risks posed by the Brexit negotiations

Champions campaign helping to turn the tide against austerity

UNISON will continue to ‘harness members voices from the frontline’ in its campaigning

photograph of Carol Sewell

Health and social care has suffered the ‘most austere’ decade ever

UNISON delegates agree: we can’t have integration ‘on the cheap’

Labour vows to use new muscle to influence Brexit talks

Keir Starmer tells Brighton delegates that Labour could still be in the ‘driving seat’

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

one team logo

One Team week of action to celebrate the NHS’s unsung workers

Without support staff, ‘our NHS simply wouldn’t work’

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

NHS employers tempted to view apprentices as ‘cheap labour’, warns UNISON

Union will seek to use Agenda for Change to protect apprentice pay and conditions

UNISON delegates voting at health conference 2017

Health members look to ballot box and beyond to win battle over pay

UNISON’s health conference approves a renewed campaign strategy against the government’s 1% pay cap

‘The fight’s not over’ in campaign to save NHS bursaries

UNISON health delegates hear moving proof of the value of the bursary for student nurses